By SiliconIndia   |   Tuesday, 07 March, 2017

"Thought Leadership Award":

In recognition of exemplary contribution made by ICFAI Case Research Center towards Case Method, The "Thought Leadership Award" was conferred to ICFAI on 22nd February 2017 by  Baroness Verma and Lord Hastings, who is heading KPMG as Global Head of Corporate Citizenship & Lord at House of Lords. The presentation ceremony was held at the Hotel Mayfair, London. Prof Debapratim Purkayastha, Associate Dean, received the award on behalf of ICFAI Case Research Center.

"Great Place to Study" certification:

ICFAI has also been recognized as a “Great Place to Study” on 23rd February, 2017 at the historic House of Commons, London, United Kingdom. The award was presented by Baroness Verma, Chairman of Lords European External Affairs Committee and Member of Lords EU Select Committee to ICFAI Group represented by Mr Sudhakar Rao, Director - Branding.

Prof. Debapratim:

Thanking the jury, Prof. Debapratim said “Case studies are a mainstay of any good management program and ICFAI has cemented its position as a leading provider of quality case studies worldwide. ICFAI started its case initiative in 2000 and within a very short time span established itself as one of the world’s top three case development schools.  This honour goes a long way in showcasing our impact in the global management education scene”.

Mr. Sudhakar Rao:

While accepting the prestigious award Mr. Sudhakar Rao said “Our students learn with values, work with commitment and live healthy and happy lives and we are committed to maintaining the highest standards that ICFAI has set.  ICFAI has established 11 Universities, 9 B-Schools, 7 Tech Schools and 5 Law Schools and has been pioneering professional education in India for over 30 years. This is our humble contribution towards nation building”.

Guests present

The guests present at the presentation ceremony, held at the Hotel Mayfair, London were Lord Karan Billimoria - Politician, Govt. of UK, Tim Lankester - Board Member, Aga Khan Foundation, Gillian Peele- Academician, Oxford University, Dame Asha Khemka- CEO, NWC, Rajesh Agarwal - Dy. Mayor, Govt. of UK and others.

Chief Executive Officer & Founder of Great Place to Study Research Institute:

“An institution needs great determination and commitment to apply for Great Place to Study Certification”, said Mr Shekhar A Bhattacharjee, Chief Executive Officer & Founder of Great Place to Study Research Institute. A great institute cannot be defined with only great courses, infrastructure, pedagogy and faculty. In 21st century to assure great learning, an institution must focus and ensure right measurement of learning objective, learning outcome, life on campus and happiness quotient for the students.”

Great Place to Study Certification is a badge of honour, earned by an institution, who have strong focus on managing high level student satisfaction practices in the area of learning experience, learning objective, learning outcome, life on campus and happiness quotient. (For Higher Education - Today, there are more than 35,000 colleges & universities in India and only 2% of these institutions are ready with global standards).

About Great Place to Study Research Institute

Great Place to Study Research Institute is an international higher education assessment & recognition firm with core focus on student satisfaction & culture audit that help institutes and universities across emerging nations to create quality education and sustain global standards. It also helps institutions, a way of seeing their own weakness and depths based on detailed report on 75 KPIs survey filled by the students. It was established and commissioned by SkillTree Knowledge Consortium, a global advisory and think tank engaged in thought leadership and knowledge sharing.

ICFAI Group:

ICFAI Group has established 11 Universities across India at Hyderabad (ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education, which is a Deemed University) Tripura, Dehradun, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Jharkhand, Jaipur, Himachal Pradesh (Baddi) and Raipur.

The ICFAI Universities offer various Bachelor’s and Master’s Programs in Management, Science and Technology, Law, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Information Technology and other areas.

ICFAI Business School (IBS):

Additional 9  ICFAI Business Schools (IBS) set up for the last 18 years offering high-end business management program at PG level.

ICFAI Tech Schools (ITS)

Seven  ICFAI Tech Schools set up for offering full time UG/PG Programs in B.Tech,  M.Tech and M.Sc. Programs.

ICFAI Law Schools (ILS)

Five ICFAI Law Schools set up for offering full time  UG/PG Programs in BBA-LLB, BA LLB, and LLM.

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